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Horton Point Lighthouse and Nautical Museum

Lighthouse Road, Lighthouse Park, Southold, NY 11971
+1 631-765-5500
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not open weekdays -sad. Would have liked to see the interesting information about the site... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
jozeke
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Madeira Beach, Florida
Very nice.

Lucked out and visited the Horton Point Lighthouse on a beautiful day. Nice visit and a beautiful... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
StonewallBrigade
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New Jersey
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Visit the 1857 lighthouse and its accompanying museum that offers a unique collection of marine artifacts such as sea chests, paintings, maps, scrimshaw and photographs.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good19%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Lighthouse Road, Lighthouse Park, Southold, NY 11971
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Reviewed 5 days ago

not open weekdays -sad. Would have liked to see the interesting information about the site. Walked around and was well taken care of - two trucks were there - do not understand why it wasn't open??More

Thank jozeke
Benigno G, Guest Relations Manager at Horton Point Lighthouse and Nautical Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

The Lighthouse is only open on Saturdays and Sundays between Memorial Day and Columbus Day. Visitors can enjoy the Nautical exhibit and climb the tower between 11:30 AM and 4:00 PM. Our guides are volunteers and sadly can't cover week days. I wish we could....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lucked out and visited the Horton Point Lighthouse on a beautiful day. Nice visit and a beautiful view. You can also bring a lunch or grill food in the picnic area. Only open on weekends.

Thank StonewallBrigade
Benigno G, Manager at Horton Point Lighthouse and Nautical Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the visit. Make sure you climb the tower for beautiful photos.

Reviewed 13 March 2017

The Horton's Point Light is a wonderful site. The museum is simple but authentic and the docents are friendly and welcoming. They are Southold people who will show you around the lighthouse with the kind of hospitality that is almost nonexistent since the 1940's. I...More

Thank prestonlawrence
Benigno G, Manager at Horton Point Lighthouse and Nautical Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the visit!

Reviewed 21 February 2017

Well kept grounds and an interesting part of the historic NOFO. It makes for a nice excursion. There are even pick nick benches. One can climb stairs down to the sound.

Thank Heliodora1
Reviewed 18 October 2016

And so it was a rainy day and this was on my list of things to see as I chase light houses where ever my wife and I travel. Beautiful historic lighthouse run by volunteers. And we got to go to the top and met...More

1  Thank angelhair111162
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The Horton Point Lighthouse is a North Fork gem well worth searching out. This restored historical structure sits on a high bluff on the Long Island Sound. From the lighthouse tower Connecticut is clearly in view, and one can see for miles both east and...More

1  Thank EasternWillotts
Reviewed 7 September 2016

100% recommend it! Amazing view, historical lighthouse and wonderful place. Great time, place to visit. Love it!

Thank janeiryme
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Old lighthouse is now a museum. Picnic area with great views of the Long Island Sound out to Connecticut. You can even walk down the steps if your bold to the beach below.

1  Thank Robin L
Reviewed 7 August 2016

We drove into the parking lot, and paid $5 to park. The Lighthouse was supposed to open at 11:30. Never happened. When we left, I asked for our money back. The attendant said "didn't I tell you it wasn't going to open?" No he didn't....More

1  Thank Ron181
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

$10 per family gets you a pass to multiple historical spots in Southport. View from the lighthouse was spectacular. Volunteers working were friendly and knowledgeable. We enjoyed our visit very much!

Thank Kate S
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